Residents fear a local government e-scrap collection program will harm charities, and recycling professionals describe the routes they took into the industry.
Growing volumes of Nigerian e-scrap coincide with an evolving processor field, and port workers will have an early vote on a labor contract that could bring some stability to West Coast exports.
An expert outlines the small-business benefits of buying used devices, and a massive recycling facility is scheduled to come on-line in the Middle East this year.
A former U.S. e-scrap executive pleads not guilty to federal charges related to business practices, and an infamous scrap site in Ghana grabs more headlines.
An Indian teenager begins collecting e-scrap after becoming sick from a nearby burning site, and collection programs get off the ground in the nations of Georgia and Kenya. Continue Reading
Scotland authorities fine a man for attempting to export e-scrap to Nigeria, and Hong Kong will charge fees to electronics importers to pay for end-of-life recycling services. Continue Reading
Kenya becomes the first African country to pass a law directing flows of e-scrap, and an Aussie stewardship group reaches out to the country’s business community.
The Basel Action Network has released a follow-up report to its e-scrap tracking study, detailing which firms handled material that was ultimately exported.
Logistics experts predict the current low costs of moving recyclables from processing plants to end-use mills will continue through the end of the year.
A study finds Australia needs to improve its e-scrap recycling laws, and legislation in Ghana could generate major sums of money for e-scrap management.